RHEL 6 : kernel (RHSA-2020:4182)

high Nessus Plugin ID 141264

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Synopsis

The remote Red Hat host is missing a security update.

Description

The remote Redhat Enterprise Linux 6 host has packages installed that are affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the RHSA-2020:4182 advisory.

- kernel: Count overflow in FUSE request leading to use-after-free issues. (CVE-2019-11487)

Note that Nessus has not tested for this issue but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

https://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/416.html

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2019-11487

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1703063

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2020:4182

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 141264

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2020-4182.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 10/7/2020

Updated: 10/12/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl, linux_alt_patch_detect.nasl, redhat_repos.nasl

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2019-11487

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 5.3

Vector: CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 6.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, cpe:2.3:o:redhat:rhel_eus:6.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-debug:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-debug-devel:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-kdump:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-kdump-devel:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list, Host/cpu

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 10/7/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 4/23/2019

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-11487

BID: 108054

CWE: 416

RHSA: 2020:4182